United States v. Wilson - 144 U.S. 24 (1892)


U.S. Supreme Court

United States v. Wilson, 144 U.S. 24 (1892)

United States v. Wilson

No. 1157

Argued January 26, 1892

Decided March 14, 1892

144 U.S. 24

Syllabus

Under the Act of March 3, 1883, "to adjust the salaries of postmasters," 22 Stat. 600, c. 142, a postmaster who is assigned by the Postmaster General to the third class at a designated salary, from a designated date, is entitled, if he performs the duties of the office, to compensation at the rate of that salary from that date, without regard to his appointment by the President and confirmation by the Senate.

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